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New super PAC, 'Priorities for Progress,' takes aim at union-backed Massachusetts Republican

October 30, 2018 | Gintautas Dumcius

A fundraising expert and the co-founder of the small group that beat back an effort to bring the 2024 US Olympics to Boston are behind a new super PAC inserting itself into the 2018 Massachusetts election as the campaign season draws to a close.

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New Schools in Four States Partner with The Virtual High School

October 30, 2018 | PR Web

Schools in Rhode Island, Texas, Massachusetts and Alabama have joined more than 650 schools around the world in choosing The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.), as their online course solution for students in the upcoming academic year.

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Adams: BART sets annual fall breakfast

October 29, 2018 | The Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School will host its ninth annual fall breakfast from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, with optional, student-led school tours at 9:45 a.m.

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At Roxbury Prep, the rallying cry is: ‘We’re all we’ve got, we’re all we need’

October 26, 2018 | Jake Caccavaro
A month ago, this was only a dream.
But on Thursday afternoon, in cold and windy conditions on a worn soccer field behind the Roxbury YMCA, the Roxbury Prep charter football team, in its first varsity season, was diligently preparing for their MIAA playoff game.
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What lies beneath? New Bedford, that is.

October 26, 2018 | The Standard-Times

NEW BEDFORD — What does the underside of a city look like?

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Boston Prep Students Showcase New Take on History on Hamilton Stage

October 25, 2018 | Hyde Park Bulletin

Two Boston Prep seniors performed an original rap – a duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, inspired by the Broadway hit Hamilton – on stage at the Boston Opera House while their classmates, thousands of students from around the state, and the Hamilton cast cheered them on.

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Western Massachusetts to benefit from Latino Advisory Commission's work, local members say

October 25, 2018 | Elizabeth Roman
Latino leaders representing Western Massachusetts said they are confident recommendations made by Gov. Charlie Baker's Latino Advisory Commission will enable funding for programs and services to help those living in Springfield, Holyoke and other communities in this part of the state.
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'Where Do We Go Now?' Taking Climate Change Beyond Science Class

October 25, 2018 | Samantha Fields

One of the first things students see, when they walk into Jane Paquet’s classroom at Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, is a list of questions on her green chalkboard. Questions like:
What is the difference between a need and a want?

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What’s Really Wrong with Closing Schools and How the “Opportunity Ticket” Fixes It

October 24, 2018 | Dirk Tillotson

Closing schools balance the district’s budget woes on the backs of the already most underserved parents.  The reality of closings is that it does nothing for those parents who have been dis-served and will be displaced.  Typically, they attend an equally low-performing school that is further away

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Gastronomy Unchained, from Crunchy Crickets to Munchy Mealworms

October 24, 2018 | Noah Asimow
Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School chef and Wilderness Survival School instructor Matt Hayden hears crickets in his kitchen. That’s because the crunchy, six-legged critters are actually part of his meal.
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